State and Federal Gambling News in the USA

Below you will find the latest gambling news on a State and Federal level in the United States. The gambling news covers information on topics such as online poker, daily fantasy sports betting, commercial casinos, state lotteries, racetrack wagering, casinos games on the internet, land-based poker rooms, charitable gaming, and tribal casinos to name a few. Basically, anything related to gambling in the USA on a State-by-State or Federal level will be covered including online and land-based activities.


Following the okay by a US District Court to allow the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma to go ahead with a new online poker project, the new PokerTribe.com site was launched last week. The free-to-play site will work from servers which are placed on tribal land. The Iowa Tribe of...
 

Will California’s hottest chance to see regulated online poker become a legal reality manage to pass the committee stage? AB 2863 faces another test next month as the intrastate online poker bill heads to the Assembly Appropriates Committee, possibly on June 15th. AB 2863...
 

The Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) industry in the United States has been shrouded in controversy as a number of states have banned DFS providers from offering cash games in their states on the basis that DFS games are similar to casino games and must have a gambling license to...
 

Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adleson has made it one of his key goals to get lawmakers to restore the Federal Wire Act which will effectively ban the online gambling industry in the U.S. and take the power out of the state’s hands from legalizing the industry. The 82...
 

While Nevada was the first state to allow intrastate online poker, it has been left far behind when it comes to the revenue side of things when compared with New Jersey’s thriving online gambling industry. Just after New Jersey published its most recent numbers showing a fast...
 

After the state of Michigan made headlines in the US online gambling industry last week when the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee held a hearing on an online poker bill, SB 889, many are asking questions about this new bill. Online gambling analysts believe that Republican...
 

Wednesday saw Michigan’s Senate Regulatory Reform Committee hold a hearing on the subject of online poker.  The committee discussed Senate Bill 889 (“Lawful Internet Gaming Act”) which was introduced less than a month ago by Republican State Senator Mike Kowall, as well...
 

The Californian Assembly Governmental Organization Committee voted unanimously on Wednesday to pass a bill that could see the legalization and regulation of online poker in the Golden State. AB 2863, as the bill is known, passed 19-0 in the committee chaired by Assemblyman...
 

There has been virtually no change in the revenue brought in by the poker rooms in Nevada. This was the message from the state’s Gaming Control Board which reported this week that the 71 poker rooms brought in just under $9.7 million during the month of March, 2016. Compared...
 

Despite the fact that Tennessee’s Attorney General, Herbert Slatery wrote an opinion that Daily Fantasy Sports was illegal under state laws, a new bill legalizing and regulating the industry will take effect on July 1st this year. Tennessee effectively became the third...
 
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